Class Timetables

Longfield hall, Camberwell

Most classes are held in the Lower hall on weekdays and Main hall on Saturdays. Alongside our termly classes, McAlpine Dance collaborates with Longfield Hall Trust in delivering many courses and workshops which are free to the local community.




Class times

Clyde Hall, Croydon

Every Wednesday
General Tap
09.30- 10.25
General Ballet
10.30 – 12.00
(with Alison Doubleday at the piano)

Spring Term 2021

Monday 11th January - Saturday 27th March

Half term 14th February - 19th February

Class information

Please note all classes are at Longfield hall unless otherwise stated.

McAlpine Dance

We follow the Royal Academy of Dance method of training for ballet, regularly entering our students for exam sessions throughout the year.

Start To Dance


Start To Dance is designed for the toddler to learn the basic movements through rhythmic exercises and story telling with the use of nursery rhymes and fun, musical extracts.

Pre Primary In Dance

Tuesdays, Saturdays

This is appropriate for the 4 to 5 years.

Primary In Dance

Tuesdays, Saturdays

This is appropriate for the 5 – 6 years
Grades 1 – 3 are appropriate for 7 year olds and above
Grades 4 – 8 age and ability to be assessed by the teacher.


Drama Class


Our Saturday class includes confidence building games and exercises, geared for ages 7 – 14 years of age.

Stage Club

Wednesdays, Saturdays

Stage Club incorporates tap and musical theatre dance (ISTD Tap and Modern). The class levels (1,2,3) correspond to the ISTD modern and tap – primary to grade 3. Children will also enjoy dancing together in non syllabus routines each week.

Contemporary/Lyric Jazz


Our Saturday class includes core strength and stretching exercises as well as incorporating dance routines. This class is suitable for teenagers and adults.

50+ Ballet / Conditioning


50+ Ballet conditioning – Fridays – Recently, these classes have been funded through Longfield Hall. Contact for more information.



Adult Ballet and Tap classes

Online Adult Ballet class

09.00 – 10.15 Fridays A gentle and invigorating start to the day. Louisa will send you the link when you enrol.

If you are new to Zoom there is some “getting started” information here:

General Tap


Beginners and improvers are welcome to these classes. Feel fit while enjoying the dance routines which are often from the musicals we all love!

General  Ballet

Fridays – Longfield Hall

All are welcome from beginners to those who have a basic knowledge of dance. Our adults enjoy a safe, inclusive space to rekindle the joy of dance

Ballet / Tap dance coaching – private

Extra coaching classes are available. Contact Louisa for more information.

Download full timetable of all  classes at Longfield Hall and Clyde Hall